The standard way of growing vegetables. Plants are grown in long rows with strips of bare earth between them. Satisfying for some , but a muddy chore in wet weather for others.
The best method for production top-size vegetables, but it is time-consuming. The pathways and large spaces between plants encourage weeds, and the plot has be dug over each autumn or winter.
Take time and care when making the seed bed and mark out each row with a length of taut string.
THE GOLDEN rules – sow not to early, not to deeply and not to thickly.
Hoe regularly to keep down weeds, take action against pests and disease as soon as they appear and pick or cut vegetables when they are ready weather or not you can use them.